Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a SQL DBA was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Merseyside during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL Database Administrator
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 84 76
Rank change year-on-year +18 -8 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 18 21 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 1.81% 1.63% 1.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.94% 1.73% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 17 16 8
Merseyside median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.53% +11.76% +41.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £41,999 £35,950
90th Percentile £52,500 £50,625 £44,950
North West median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -10.53% +11.76% +6.25%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Merseyside
Permanent vacancies in Merseyside with a recognized job title 930 1212 912
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.37% 94.32% 97.64%
Number of salaries quoted 711 872 684
Merseyside median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +2.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £23,150
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

SQL DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

Job postings that featured SQL DBA in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Merseyside.

Job vacancy trend for SQL DBA in Merseyside

SQL DBA
Salary Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL DBA in Merseyside.

Salary trend for SQL DBA in Merseyside

SQL DBA
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL DBA in Merseyside over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL DBA in Merseyside

SQL DBA
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL DBA within the Merseyside region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool +18 17 £42,500 -10.53%
Southport - 1 £30,000 -
SQL DBA
North West

SQL DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, SQL DBA job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Merseyside region featuring SQL DBA in the job title.

1 18 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (77.78%) SQL
3 12 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (55.56%) Replication
4 10 (55.56%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (38.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (33.33%) T-SQL
7 5 (27.78%) Windows
7 5 (27.78%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (27.78%) Performance Optimisation
7 5 (27.78%) Data Protection
8 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2014
8 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (22.22%) Database Security
8 4 (22.22%) Linux
8 4 (22.22%) Debian
9 3 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (16.67%) High Availability
10 2 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (11.11%) C#
10 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
10 2 (11.11%) DTS
10 2 (11.11%) Data Modelling
11 1 (5.56%) ETL
11 1 (5.56%) Legal
11 1 (5.56%) Migration

SQL DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (38.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (27.78%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (11.11%) DTS
7 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (5.56%) Informix
8 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
8 1 (5.56%) MySQL
8 1 (5.56%) OLAP
General
1 1 (5.56%) Games
1 1 (5.56%) Legal
1 1 (5.56%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 10 (55.56%) Replication
2 1 (5.56%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Windows
2 4 (22.22%) Debian
2 4 (22.22%) Linux
3 1 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (27.78%) Data Protection
2 5 (27.78%) Performance Optimisation
3 4 (22.22%) Database Security
4 3 (16.67%) High Availability
5 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (11.11%) Data Modelling
5 2 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (5.56%) Database Tuning
6 1 (5.56%) ETL
6 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.56%) Migration
6 1 (5.56%) Process Improvement
6 1 (5.56%) Statistics
6 1 (5.56%) Task Automation
6 1 (5.56%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (77.78%) SQL
2 6 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 2 (11.11%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle